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donors choose, Funding, fundraisers, infosys, infy, makerspace, pathfinders, PBL, private funding sources, private grants, project-based learning -

You have a vision for creating a space where students can create, learn and make. Maybe you even have met with our team and have a proposal and a 3D model. The next logical question for many educators and administrators is: How do we fund it? We understand the importance of creating maker-oriented learning environments at 1st Maker Space, but we also  understand the need of financing in order to create these environments. Here are some ideas to help you get started.

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We named our company 1st Maker Space to draw attention to our philosophy that your very first makerspace is between your ears! That one is free - it’s called the maker mindset.

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Congratulations to the Anderson Preparatory Academy (APA) for receiving a K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Acceleration Grant from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).

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Last week Mary Rinehart and Kim Brand were featured on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. They shared how makerspaces and STEM labs were growing across Indiana and the unique ways that theses spaces help with workforce and economic development in our state.

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How do we create moments where students cannot wait to share what they have learned? Archimedes may have been up to something.

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